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Meaning of Names
in the Bible
from Baal to Buzi


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H  -  I  -  J  -  K  -  L  -  M  -  N  -  O
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Baal
master; lord

Baal-berith
idol of the covenant

Baal-gad
idol of fortune or felicity

Baal-hamon
who rules a crowd

Baal-hermon
possessor of destruction or of a thing cursed

Baal-meon
idol or master of the house

Baal-peor
master of the opening

Baal-perazim
god of divisions

Baal-shalisha
the god that presides over three; the third idol

Baal-tamar
master of the palm tree

Baal-zebub
god of the fly

Baal-zephon
the idol or possession of the north; hidden; secret

Baalah
her idol; she that is governed or subdued; a spouse

Baalath
a rejoicing; our proud lord

Baalath-beer
subjected pit

Baale
a rejoicing; our proud lord. (same as Baalath)

Baali
my idol; lord over me

Baalim
idols; masters; false gods

Baalis
a rejoicing; a proud lord

Baanah
in the answer; in affliction

Baara
a flame; purging

Baaseiah
in making; in pressing together

Baasha
he that seeks, or lays waste

Babel
confusion; mixture

Babylon
same as Babel

Baca
a mulberry tree

Bahurim
choice; warlike; valiant

Bajith
a house

Balaam
the ancient, or the destruction, of the people

Baladan
one without judgment

Balak
who lays waste or destroys

Bamah
an eminence or high place

Barabbas
son of shame, confusion

Barachel
that bows before God

Barachias
that bows before God. (same as Barachel)

Barak
thunder, or in vain

Barjesus
son of Jesus or Joshua

Barjona
son of a Jona; of a dove

Barnabas
son of the prophet, or of consolation

Barsabas
son of return; son of rest

Bartholomew
a son that suspends the waters

Bartimeus
son of the honorable

Baruch
who is blessed

Barzillai
son of contempt; made of iron

Bashan
in the tooth, in ivory

Bashemath
perfumed; confusion of death; in desolation

Bathsheba
the seventh daughter; the daughter of satiety

Bathsuha
the seventh daughter; the daughter of satiety
(same as Bathsheba)

Bealiah
the god of an idol; in an assembly

Bealoth
cast under

Bebai
void, empty

Becher
first begotten; first fruits

Bechorath
first fruits

Bedad
alone; solitary

Bedaiah or Bedeiah
the only Lord

Bedan
according to judgment

Beeliada
an open idol

Beelzebub
same as Baal-zebub

Beer
a well

Beer-lahai-roi
the well of him that liveth and seeth me

Beera
a well; declaring

Beerelim
the well of Elim, or of rains

Beeri
my well

Beeroth
wells; explaining

Beersheba
the well of an oath; the seventh well

Behemoth
beasts

Bekah
half a shekel

Belah
destroying

Belial
wicked, worthless

Belshazzar
master of the treasure

Belteshazzar
who lays up treasures in secret

Ben
a son

Ben-ammi
son of my people

Benaiah
son of the Lord

Bene-jaakan
sons of sorrow

Beneberak
sons of lightning

Benhadad
son of Hadad, or noise

Benhail
son of strength

Benhanan
son of grace

Benimi
our sons

Benjamin
son of the right hand

Beno
his son

Benoni
son of my sorrow, or pain

Benzoheth
son of separation

Beon
in affliction

Beor
burning; foolish; mad

Bera
a well; declaring

Berachah
blessing; bending the knee

Berachiah
speaking well of the Lord

Beraiah
the choosing of the Lord

Berea
heavy; weighty

Bered
hail

Beri
my son; my corn

Beriah
in fellowship; in envy

Berith
covenant

Bernice
one that brings victory

Berodach-baladan
the son of death

Berothai
wells; a cypress

Berothath
of a well

Besai
a despising; dirty

Besodeiah
counsel of the Lord

Besor
glad news; incarnation

Betah
confidence

Beten
belly

Beth-aram
house of height

Beth-aven
the house of vanity; of iniquity of trouble

Beth-azmaveth
house of death's strength

Beth-baalmeon
an idol of the dwelling-place

Beth-barah
the chosen house

Beth-birei
the house of my Creator, the house of my health

Beth-car
the house of the lamb

Beth-dagon
the house of corn
or of fish

Beth-diblathaim
house of dry figs

Beth-el
the house of God

Beth-ezal
a neighbor's house

Beth-gader
a house for a mouse

Beth-gamul
house of recompense, or of the camel

Beth-haccerem
house of the vineyard

Beth-haran
house of grace

Beth-horon
house of wrath

Beth-lebaoth
house of lionesses

Beth-lehem
house of bread

Beth-marcaboth
house of bitterness wiped out

Beth-meon
house of the dwelling-place

Beth-nimrah
house of rebellion

Beth-palet
house of expulsion

Beth-pazzez
house of dividing asunder

Beth-peor
house of gaping, or opening

Beth-phelet
same as Beth-palet

Beth-rapha
house of health

Beth-shemesh
house of the sun

Beth-zur
house of a rock

Bethabara
the house of confidence

Bethanath
house of affliction

Bethany
the house of song; the house of affliction

Betharabah
house of sweet smell

Bethemek
house of deepness

Bether
division, or in the trial

Bethesda
house of pity or mercy

Bethphage
house of my month, or of early figs

Bethsaida
house of fruits, or of food, or of snares

Bethshan or Beth-shean
house of the tooth, or of ivory, or of sleep

Bethuel
filiation of God

Betonim
bellies

Beulah
married

Bezai
eggs

Bezaleel
in the shadow of God

Bezek
lightning; in the chains

Bezer
vine branches

Bichri
first-born; first fruits

Bidkar
in compunction, or sharp pain

Bigthan
in the press; giving meat

Bigvai
in my body

Bildad
old friendship

Bileam
the ancient of the people; the devourer

Bilgah
ancient countenance

Bilhah or Bilhan
who is old or confused

Bilshan
in the tongue

Binea
son of the Lord

Binnui
building

Birsha
an evil; a son who beholds

Bishlam
in peace

Bithiah
daughter of the Lord

Bithron
divisions

Bithynia
violent precipitation

Bizjothjah
despite

Blastus
that buds or brings forth

Boanerges
son of thunder

Boaz or Booz
in strength

Bocheru
the first born

Bochim
the place of weeping; or of mulberry-trees

Bohan
in them

Boskath
in poverty

Boson
taking away

Bozez
mud; bog

Bozrah
in tribulation or distress

Bukki
void

Bukkiah
the dissipation of the Lord

Bul
old age; perishing

Bunah
building; understanding

Bunni
building me

Buz
despised; plundered

Buzi
my contempt


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